Jenny Lynn Buntin
April LaFrance is a city influencer.
April was named by the Redding Record Searchlight publication as one of "20 Under 40 Emerging Leaders" in Shasta County and currently sits on the Advisory Board for Mercy Hospital.
After a career as a cardiopulmonary RN, April decided to pursue the entrepreneurial path of the three generations before her. She has since built and sold multiple companies. Most recently, April & her husband Josh built WoodStone Construction and were instrumental in restoring and revitalizing properties in Shasta County for 5 years before the company was acquired by a larger corporation.
In 2014, April was endorsed by Redding's City Council to create the Safe City Project and advise the city on solutions to reduce crime. The Safe City Project resonated with a community ready to build a safer future.
April and her husband Josh enjoy rock climbing, backpacking, and visiting inspiring cities. They have two fantastic kids ages 14 and 16.
Jenny Lynn Buntin is a strategy consultant and has worked with a number of clients throughout the United States in both the business and political sectors. She currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Shasta Library Foundation.
Jenny Lynn previously worked in the administration of President George W. Bush supporting officials at the White House and the U. S. Department of State.
During her tenure at the Department of State, she was a Senior Outreach Protocol Officer. She formulated and executed official functions and programs hosted by the Secretary of State and the Chief of Protocol.
Prior to her assignment at the Department of State, Jenny Lynn served in the White House as the Deputy Associate Director of Scheduling and Advance in the Office of the First Lady, Laura Bush. In this capacity, she was responsible for the planning and coordination of the hundreds of events in which Mrs. Bush participated, both domestically and internationally.
Jenny Lynn graduated with honors from the University of Mississippi with a BBA in Marketing.